Marie Corelli

(redirected from Corelli, Marie)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

Corelli, Marie

(kərĕl`ē), pseud. of

Mary Mackay

(məkī`), 1855–1924, English novelist. Her popular, highly moralistic books, written in flamboyant, pretentious prose, include A Romance of Two Worlds (1886), Thelma (1887), Barabbas (1893), and The Sorrows of Satan (1895). She was Queen Victoria's favorite novelist.

Bibliography

See biographies by E. Bigland (1953) and W. S. Scott (1955).